Jan 2, 2024

Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

• Actively and effectively lead and manage the Advancement staff. Oversee annual and project budgets, expense and income reporting, and administration and management of the Advancement department and its team members.

• Develop and implement strategies to meet annual advancement and membership income goals. Plan, establish, and maintain forecasts of annual contributed income goals for individuals, trustees, foundations, corporations, government agencies, and support councils. Develop earned revenue forecasts for membership, retail, and travel programs.

• Define, develop, and prioritize short- and long-term fundraising strategies and goals, including the expansion of sustainable funding and long-term programmatic support. Actively cooperate with ED, senior staff, and other departments to identify new prospects and strategies for soliciting funds.

• Review and edit grants, corporate and exhibition funding proposals, and other donor communications. Manage grants writer in a detailed schedule of grants deadlines, including applications and reporting, and ensure grant applications and reports are submitted and correspondence with institutional supporters is completed, all in a timely manner.

• Identify, cultivate, and solicit prospects at all levels for gifts, with an emphasis on contributions of $15,000 or more; assist the ED and Board members in the solicitation of major contributions, as needed.

• Lead Capital Campaign fundraising alongside ED and with guidance from Campaign consultant. Support Executive Director on all campaign related projects related to the development and purchase of ICA LA’s building, additional entrance, café renovation, artist residencies, and Archive Project.

• Determine and manage Advancement department budget, and work with ED to determine and track annual budget revenue goals.
• Provide timely and accurate reporting of financial activity in collaboration with the ED and Finance Manager. Regularly report on financial status by creating revenue and expenses tracking and summary scorecards to share with Board and staff. Keep ED and senior staff informed as to the status of various fundraising programs.

• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Board members and donor community under leadership of the ED.

• Work closely with the ED and Curatorial Department to strategize on effectively securing exhibition support and growing and managing donor programs.

• Reviews, recommends, and plans special fundraising events and/or projects to support exhibitions, Learning & Engagement programs, and the museum’s continued presence as the only museum in the Arts District. Collaborate with freelance event producer on largescale events. Collaborate with development staff to manage ticket sales tracking and processing and all aspects of donor experiences at special events.

• Oversee the development and execution of ICA LA’s annual report.

• Collaborate with communications department on the content and design of fundraising and reporting decks, for printed and digital materials, such as corporate sponsorship decks for events, impact reports, and “year ahead” decks.
• Collaborate with ED and curatorial team to oversee the development of annual artist editions. • Cultivate existing and potential future donor relationships. Effectively represent ICA LA in numerous external affairs and serve as a spokesperson for the museum.

To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, with at least two professional references, and writing samples to opportunities@theicala.org by 3/30/2024, including the name of the position in the subject line. Please no calls or in-person unscheduled visits.

110,000-115,000 | Healthcare (including vision and dental), vacation, sick leave, and paid holidays, following a probation period.